Archive for the ‘Gender’ Tag

Post-Turmoil Solution for Libya   2 comments

During class (Conflict Interventions) yesterday, my colleagues and I pondered and came up with what to do after Libya is ready to rebuild itself. The prompt given was if the country had a ‘blank slate and ample funding’, and either Qaddafi is in power or not. We are all aware of the chaos happening in […]

UN Women Launches   2 comments

Oxfam guru Duncan Green from From Poverty to Power recently posted regarding UN Women, stating, After years of planning, fundraising and consultations, U.N. Women was officially launched by its Executive Director, former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet. Formally known as the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, U.N. Women combines four […]

Posted February 28, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Development

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‘Evolving’ African traditional practices   Leave a comment

I should be writing a research proposal on managing ethnic conflict but I need to get this off my chest. A huge and ‘hot topic’ the last 40 years has been female genital mutilation, er…to be more politically correct and contemporary, female genital circumcision (or cutting) (FGC). Altering the last term of the phrase does […]

Posted February 9, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Development

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